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Pulley Injuries Explained – Part 2

Pulley Injuries Explained: Part 2 You May Not Need Surgery In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the anatomy of finger pulleys, the biomechanics behind our flexor tendon/pulley system, and the implications these factors have on our climbing. In Part 2, I’d like to shed some light on pulley injury specifics, [...]

By |2018-10-27T11:12:20+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Pulley Injuries Explained – Part 1

Pulley Injuries Explained - Part 1 of 2 by Matt DeStefano If you’re a climber, chances are you have either had a finger injury, or at least you know someone who has had one. According to the research literature, namely Doctors Volker Schöffl1, Alex Folkl, and Erik Gerdes, finger injuries are the number [...]

By |2017-08-29T18:16:45+00:00August 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Hang Right For Shoulder Health

Hang Right For Shoulder Health Esther Smith, a Doctor of Physical Therapy and owner of Grassroots Physical Therapy in Salt Lake City, wrote a great article on how to hang right when climbing and training. She provides a detailed case report of her treatment of Babsi Zangerl, a Black Diamond athlete, during [...]

By |2017-07-23T11:09:41+00:00July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments